Tag Archives: East Asia

Walking Tour: Shibuya District In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens. The city’s many museums offer exhibits ranging from classical art (in the Tokyo National Museum) to a reconstructed kabuki theater (in the Edo-Tokyo Museum). 

Shibuya is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. As a major commercial and finance center, it houses two of the busiest railway stations in the world, Shinjuku Station and Shibuya Station.

Japan Views: Kyoto Plum Blossoms & ‘Hanato’ Lights

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district. 

Date taken: March 5-6, 2022

Video timeline: 0:00 Kitano-temmangū Shrine 北野天満宮 https://bit.ly/3vKIg2i1:39 Baien (Ume Blossom Garden)梅苑 https://bit.ly/35UCyQz6:00 Around Yasaka-no-to Pagoda 八坂の塔周辺 https://bit.ly/3ewNGnw7:57 Around Nene-no-michi Path ねねの道周辺 https://bit.ly/3Ko6VgW10:17 Around Nineizaka (Ninenzaka) Path 二寧坂周辺 https://bit.ly/3KlXnmF14:21 Around Sannenzaka Path 産寧坂周辺 https://bit.ly/3z2fx8w17:55 Kiyomizudera Shopping Street 清水寺商店街 https://bit.ly/3pHUDIi19:20 Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺 https://bit.ly/3HLuJty22:54 Maruyama Park 円山公園周辺 https://bit.ly/3pIsctM27:25 Around Yasaka-no-to Pagoda(late at night) 八坂の塔周辺 https://bit.ly/3ewNGnw

Walking Tour: Sanya On Hainan Island In China (4K)

Sanya, a city on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, has several bays with large beach resorts. Yalong Bay is known for upscale hotels, while Wuzhizhou Island and its coral reefs are destinations for scuba diving, surfing and other water sports. At the city’s expansive Nanshan Temple complex, a 108m-high Guan Yin bronze statue rises on an artificial island.

Video timeline: 0:00 Intro 1:09 Nanshan Temple 45:00 Big Tree Hotel 50:35 Sanya Bay Beach 59:50 Sanya International Duty-Free Mall 1:31:29 Night Market Of Houhai Village 1:44:10 Another Version Of Duty-Free Mall

Aerial Views: Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, Java, Indonesia

Tumpak Sewu, also known as Coban Sewu, is a tiered waterfall that is located between the Pronojiwo District, Lumajang Regency, and the Ampelgading District, Malang Regency, in East Java, Indonesia. The waterfall is overshadowed by Semeru, an active volcano and the highest mountain in Java. 

Aerial Views: Frozen Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia (8K)

The Noor 8K remastered is a non-narrative short drone film shot entirely on DJI Mini 2 in beautiful landscapes of frozen Baikal lake in the Eastern Siberia region of Russia.

Noor (Нуур) is a Buryat word for lake, and Buryat is ethos people who have populated this area for many years, so it was appropriate to use their beautiful word for this short film.

The region of Baykal lake is famous for winter travels due to fact that this world’s largest pure water lake gets frozen and became one of the most beautiful sites in the world. Rocky clips froze during the storms and get white lower parts together with dark blue see-through ice make it amazing to photograph.

Japan Views: Snow Monkey Park In Heavy Snowfall

Located at the base of Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, the Jigokudani Monkey Park – often referred to as the Snow Monkey Park – is home to a very special troop of monkeys. Created in 1964, the park was established as a conservation area in which the monkeys, Japanese macaques to be exact, would have a refuge within what was already their natural habitat. Once in the park, the naturally-curious monkeys observed humans using the hot spring of a nearby guesthouse and before long, started copying the behaviour. The rest as they say, is history.

Travel Guides: The Top 10 Places To Visit In China (4K)

China, officially the People’s Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical time zones and borders 14 different countries, the second most of any country in the world after Russia.

Views: Hong Kong Builds Housing For 2.5 Million

Hong Kong will develop a new metropolis in its northern part to accommodate 2.5 million people and better integrate itself into the overall development of the country, according to the annual policy address delivered Wednesday by Chief Executive of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam.

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China.

Autumn Views: Kyoto – Island Of Honshu, Japan

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district. 

Video timeline:

0:00 opening 0:34 Somekobo Yumeyusai 嵐山 祐斎亭 3:57 Shinsho Gokurakuji (Shinnyodo) Temple 真如堂9:49 Konkai-Komyoji Temple 金戒光明寺 10:47 Eishoin Temple 栄摂院 12:35 Enkoji 圓光寺 15:31 Bishamon-do Temple 毘沙門堂 17:03 A street at Saga-Arashiyama area 18:01 Jōjakkō-ji Temple 常寂光寺 21:49 Giouji Temple 祇王寺 23:41 Hōgon-in 宝厳院 29:07 Eikan-do Temple 永観堂 35:05 Toji 東寺

Date filmed: November 29 and 30, 2021

Walking Tour: Gaoyi Ridge In Chenzhou, China (4K)

Gaoyi Ridge or Gaoyi Ridge Scenic Spot is a mountain ridge on the border of Suxian District, Chenzhou and Zixing in Hunan province, China. It covers an area of 50.5-square-kilometre.

0:00 Intro 0:55 Gaoyi Ridge 28:16 Knife Blade Mountain 38:31 Special moments